"Mthatha" tag

Family blast move to honour De Klerk

The family of 17-year-old twin brothers executed during a raid by apartheid soldiers in Mthatha on the orders of FW de Klerk have criticised a move to rename a Cape Town street after him.

CLOSE WATCH:Security guards are on high alert following a series of attacks at the Nelson Mandela Central Hospital Picture: LOYISO MPALANTSHANE

Safety threat at EC hospital

An emergency meeting has been called to address a series of security breaches which have seen at least two people being treated for injuries at Mthatha’s largest hospital.


Cops warn against illegal liquor outlets

Police have warned Mthatha residents that anyone found running an illegal liquor business would face the full might of the law.

SAYING NO: Youths from Zimbane Valley marched through Mthatha’s city centre to hand a list of grievances to the offices of the public protector in Fort Gale. They want Thuli Madonsela to
investigate corruption into RDP houses and help with removing their ward councillor, whom they claim is behind the illegal sale of RDP houses in Zimbane Pictures: SIKHO NTSHOBANE

Zimbane youths take RDP woes to Thuli

A group of youths from one of Mthatha’s newest suburbs has turned to the public protector to investigate allegations of RDP housing corruption.

Arrive alive

Police decry role of alcohol in East Cape road accidents

THREE people died in East London and one in Mthatha in a horror weekend on the province’s roads that also saw a taxi driver arrested after his blood alcohol level was found to be seven times above the legal limit.

Head  of the new  Mthatha  Private Hospital  Dr Coy Yako in front  of the  hospila along the  Nelson Mandela Drive in Mthatha.Pictures. Picture:LULAMILE FENI

New private hospital for Mthatha

A NEW 100% black-owned private hospital is set to open its doors in Mthatha next month.


Mandela museum still closed

IT HAS been more than two years since the Nelson Mandela museum in Mthatha started renovations – and its doors still remain closed.

MIRACLE:  Zenzo Siziba, 33, escaped death  on during the  Friday night  in  accident  near  the Mthatha thanks  God after his  bakkie  was hit  from the back by  another vehicle and  it rolled  down and embankment, overturning several times
 –  but he escaped  unhurt on during the  Friday night  in  accident  near  the Mthatha Central  Police StationPicture:

Man thanks God he’s alive after crash

A SAWMILL truck driver walked away from an accident scene without so much as a scratch. Zenzo Siziba was driving in his red Mazda bakkie on the R61 when he was involved in an accident shortly after passing the Mthatha central police station.

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